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Top Three Rides: Crested Butte, Colorado

There's no two ways about it- Crested Butte is incredible.  Whether you're there in the summer with chest-high wildflowers, or in the fall surrounded by golden aspen forests, it's an absolutely magical place to ride.  The high-alpine terrain features some of the best rides in...

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The Beginner’s Guide to Mountain Bike Adventure Travel

The following blog post was submitted to us by one of our clients (from a summer trip to Crested Butte) and appears in his words, as it was submitted.  Terry is a 50-something mountain biker from Cincinnati with five years of riding experience, and his trip...

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2016 Pictures of the Year

Photography is a big part of what we do at Chasing Epic- whether it's stopping to take pictures of (or for) our customers or just wanting to capture a special moment for ourselves, we always try to build photos into our rides.  You've no doubt...

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Trip Report: Ibis Migration #2

What do you get when you combine 25 rabid Ibisians, an available demo fleet of 30+ Ibis mountain bikes, perfect weather, an amazing setup, lots of food, a decent amount of beer, and some of the best riding in the Southwest?  Easy- you get Ibis...

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Top Three Rides: Fruita and Grand Junction

Only 90 minutes from Moab- and over the border into Colorado- sits Fruita and Grand Junction, often seen as the former's "little brother".  But make no mistake about it, the riding in Fruita and GJ can be every bit as exciting and technical.  Additionally, the...

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Photo Essay: A Weekend in Sedona

Sedona is a pretty special place.  Surrounded by some of the most incredible and beautiful rock formations you'll ever see, the town itself has hundreds of miles of mountain bike trails that weave through every nook and cranny of the landscape.  Because of the rocky...

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There’s a Backpack for Every Ride

First off, I'll preface this blog post by stating something you probably know already:  Deuter is a partner of Chasing Epic.  They provide us with free packs, and we're very thankful for that.  That said, we only work with the best in the business, and personally...

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Mountain Bike Tire Shootout: Maxxis vs. Schwalbe

As a group, mountain bikers are a very particular bunch:  we all have our favorite jersey, shorts, brakes, and of course tires.  What do we talk about over after-ride beers?  Well, of course we talk about the epic ride we just hammered out...

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Photo Essay: Four Days in St. George and Hurricane

The St. George area of Utah is one of the most strikingly beautiful areas in the western US, and offers a huge array of mountain bike trails.  From classics like Gooseberry Mesa to virtual unknown areas where you won't see another soul for hours, the...

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Three Types of Mountain Bike Rides

At Chasing Epic, we're lucky enough to ride just about all of the top trails in the desert southwest and Rocky Mountains:  for the most part, that means we've "seen it all".  From 25 mile epics in Crested Butte to the short-and-sweet Zen Trail in...